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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Laf and Isf Candidates For

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DE RUEHC #7819 2361431
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 241414Z AUG 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BEIRUT PRIORITY 1204

UNCLAS STATE 087819

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: APER ASEC NAS LE
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR LAF AND ISF CANDIDATES FOR
USG-SPONSORED TRAINING

REF: A. BEIRUT 626
B. BEIRUT 628
C. BEIRUT 640
D. BEIRUT 710
E. BEIRUT 721
F. BEIRUT 759
G. BEIRUT 814
H. BEIRUT 815
I. BEIRUT 816
J. BEIRUT 852
K. BEIRUT 877


1. (U) In response to referenced Leahy vetting requests, the
Department has reviewed its files and finds it possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights at
this time by the members and units of the Lebanese Internal
Security Forces and Lebanese Armed Forces personnel listed
reftel. If at any time the Embassy becomes aware of any
information regarding incidents which could be deemed to be
credible information of a gross violation of human rights by
these individuals or units, the Embassy should so inform the
Department.
CLINTON

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